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Volume 84, Number 2, February 2018

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Thyroid Storm Induced by Trauma: A Challenging Combination
pp. e44-e46(3)
Authors: Davis, Stephanie; McIntyre, Robert; Cribari, Chris; Dunn, Julie

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Control of Aortoesophageal Fistula Using Endoscopic and Endovascular Techniques: A Palliative Intervention
pp. e47-e49(3)
Authors: So, Kristine; Smith, Craig R.; Faroqui, Naqeeb M.; Simone, Nina; Senkowski, Annelise; Patel, Sonya K.; Bailey, Brian M.

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Web-Based Support for Acute Surgical Wound Care
pp. e50-e52(3)
Authors: Gallagher, Kathy; Farrell, Michael Steven; Tinkoff, Glen; Cardenas, Luis; Halbert, Caitlin

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Jonathan Letterman, MD: The Surgeon-Soldier & His Reform of Battlefield Medicine
pp. e53-e55(3)
Authors: Witmer, Hunter D. D.; Pucci, Michael J.; Yeo, Charles J.; Cowan, Scott W.

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Dissection of the Internal Carotid Artery: An Uncommon Postoperative Complication
pp. e56-e58(3)
Authors: Huddleston, Mary Kathryn; Mejia, Vicente A.

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A New Bacterium, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Causing Necrotizing Fasciitis
pp. e61-e63(3)
Authors: Hubbard, Jennifer; Jariwala, Bhavik; Hill, Ashley; Gega, Arjet; Palesty, J. Alexander

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A Novel Use of Microwave Ablation for Traumatic Liver Hemorrhage
pp. e64-e66(3)
Authors: Wernick, Brian D.; Quiros, Roderick M.

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Delayed Presentation of Traumatic Tricuspid Valve Injury during Index Hospitalization
pp. e67-e69(3)
Authors: Bateson, Brian; Ham, P. Benson; Patel, Vijay; Shah, Ruchit

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An Esophageal Stent for Short-Term Management of a Retracted Stoma and Fistula
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Authors: Tam, Eric; Saltzman, Darin J.

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Epiploic Appendagitis: A Rare Cause of Small Bowel Obstruction
pp. e73-e74(2)
Authors: Willingham, Trent; Royer, Anna M.; Giles, W. Heath

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Thrombosed Persistent Sciatic Artery with Critical Limb Ischemia
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Authors: Lang, Peter; Contractor, Daniel; Kallakuri, Sreedhar

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Popliteal Artery Injuries in the Morbidly Obese Can Occur While Engaged in Activities of Daily Living
pp. e82-e84(3)
Authors: Hunter, Justin L.; Blair, Scott G.; Quang, Celia Y.; Mitchell, Marc E.; Simmons, Jon D.

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Man Lured with Alcohol, Takes Bait, and Gets Caught: A Cautionary Fish Tale
pp. e85-e86(2)
Authors: Vercruysse, Gary A.; Bauman, Zachary M.; Hennemeyer, Charles T.; Devis, Paola; Rhee, Peter M.

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Endovascular Relining of a Perigraft Hygroma After Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
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Authors: Landis, Ryan; Amiri, Farzad; Denning, David; Constantinou, Constantinou

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Laparoscopic Management of Gallstone Ileus
pp. e89-e90(2)
Authors: Mikhaylov-Schrank, Yana; Jordan, Mary; Chowdhary, Sona; Chowdhary, Sejal; Pullattrana, Chitharanjan

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Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy with Anterior Fundoplication Improves Frequency and Severity of Symptoms of Achalasia, Regardless of Preoperative Severity Determined by Esophagography
pp. 165-173(9)
Authors: Rosemurgy, Alexander; Downs, Darrell; Luberice, Kenneth; Rodriguez, Christian; Swaid, Forat; Patel, Krishen; Toomey, Paul; Ross, Sharona

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Early Uncomplicated Appendicitis—Who Can We Treat Nonoperatively?
pp. 174-180(7)
Authors: Horattas, Mark C.; Horattas, Ileana K.; Vasiliou, Elya M.

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Incidence and Impact of Variant Celiacomesenteric Vascularization and Vascular Stenosis on Pancreatic Surgery Outcomes: Personal Experience
pp. 181-187(7)
Authors: Sánchez, Alejandro M.; Tortorelli, Antonio P.; Caprino, Paola; Rosa, Fausto; Menghi, Roberta; Quero, Giuseppe; Doglietto, Giovanni B.; Alfieri, Sergio

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Building a Single-Site Robotic Cholecystectomy Program in a Public Teaching Hospital: Is It Safe for Patients and Feasible for Residents to Participate?
pp. 188-191(4)
Authors: O’leary, Michael P.; Ayabe, Reed I.; Dauphine, Christine E.; Hari, Danielle M.; Ozao-Choy, Junko J.

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Minimally Invasive versus Open Simultaneous Resections of Colorectal Cancer and Synchronous Liver Metastases: A Meta-Analysis
pp. 192-200(9)
Authors: Guo, Yulin; Gao, Yunhe; Chen, Guijin; Li, Chen; Dong, Guanglong

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Head CT before Transfer Does Not Decrease Time to Craniotomy for TBI Patients
pp. 201-207(7)
Authors: Tonui, Peter M.; Spilman, Sarah K.; Pelaez, Carlos A.; Mankins, Mark R.; Sidwell, Richard A.

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Follow-Up Imaging in Patients with Blunt Splenic or Hepatic Injury Managed Nonoperatively
pp. 208-214(7)
Authors: Mebert, R. Viola; Schnüriger, Beat; Candinas, Daniel; Haltmeier, Tobias

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Prosthetic Mesh Repair in the Emergency Management of Acutely Strangulated Groin Hernias with Grade I Bowel Necrosis: A Rational Choice
pp. 215-219(5)
Authors: Duan, Sheng-jun; Qiu, Shao-bo; Ding, Nai-yong; Liu, Hua-shui; Zhang, Nai-shun; Wei, Ying-tian

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eFAST for Pneumothorax: Real-Life Application in an Urban Level 1 Center by Trauma Team Members
pp. 220-224(5)
Authors: Maximus, Steven; Figueroa, Cesar; Whealon, Matthew; Pham, Jacqueline; Kuncir, Eric; Barrios, Cristobal

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Frailty Predicts Morbidity after Colectomy for Ulcerative Colitis
pp. 225-229(5)
Authors: Telemi, Edwin; Trofymenko, Oleksandr; Venkat, Raghunandan; Pandit, Viraj; Pandian, T.K.; Nfonsam, Valentine N.

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Short- and Long-Term Results of Laparoscopic Parenchyma-Sparing Hepatectomy for Small-Sized Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Comparative Study Using Propensity Score Matching Analysis
pp. 230-237(8)
Authors: Inoue, Yoshihiro; Suzuki, Yusuke; Ota, Masato; Fujii, Kensuke; Kawaguchi, Nao; Hirokawa, Fumitoshi; Hayashi, Michihiro; Uchiyama, Kazuhisa

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Weight Loss and Glycemic Control after Sleeve Gastrectomy: Results from a Middle Eastern Center of Excellence
pp. 238-243(6)
Authors: Al Khalifa, Khalid; Al Ansari, Ahmed; Showaiter, May

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Prehospital Extrication Techniques: Neurological Outcomes Associated with the Rapid Extrication Method and the Kendrick Extrication Device
pp. 248-253(6)
Authors: Misasi, Adam; Ward, Jeanette G.; Dong, Fanglong; Ablah, Elizabeth; Maurer, Chad; Haan, James M.

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A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Reducing Surgical Site Infections
pp. 254-261(8)
Authors: Rosemurgy, Alexander; Whitaker, Jacqueline; Luberice, Kenneth; Rodriguez, Christian; Downs, Darrell; Ross, Sharona

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Substernal Goiter: Correlation between Grade and Surgical Approach
pp. 262-266(5)
Authors: Chávez Tostado, Karla V.; Velázquez-Fernandez, David; Chapa, Mónica; Pantoja Millán, Juan P.; Salazar, Mauricio S.; Herrera, Miguel F.

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Severe Bleeding in Pelvic Fractures: Considerations in Planning Damage Control
pp. 267-272(6)
Authors: Cho, Jayun; Benjamin, Elizabeth; Inaba, Kenji; Lam, Lydia; Demetriades, Demetrios

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Clinicopathological Features and Management of Appendiceal Mucoceles: A Systematic Review
pp. 273-281(9)
Authors: Morano, William F.; Gleeson, Elizabeth M.; Sullivan, Sean H.; Padmanaban, Vennila; Mapow, Beth L.; Shewokis, Patricia A.; Esquivel, Jesus; Bowne, Wilbur B.

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Helmets Matter: Kentucky All-Terrain Vehicle Crashes Seen at a Tennessee Trauma Center
pp. 289-293(5)
Authors: Testerman, George M.; Prior, Daniel C.; Wells, Tamie D.; Rollins, Sarah E.; Oesch, Stephen L.

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Supervisor, Colleague, or Assistant: General Surgery Resident Perceptions of Advanced Practitioners
pp. 294-299(6)
Authors: Clark, Clancy J.; Hildreth, Amy; Migaly, John; Sieren, Leah; Carter, Jeffrey; Stewart, John H.

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Inadequacy of Algorithmic Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Diagnosis in Acute Care Surgery
pp. 300-304(5)
Authors: Quick, Jacob A.; Breite, Matthew D.; Barnes, Stephen L.

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Prospective Analysis of Epigastric, Umbilical, and Small Incisional Hernia Repair Using the Modified Kugel Oval Patch
pp. 305-308(4)
Authors: Wang, Dianchen; Chen, Jianmin; Chen, Yake; Han, Yuqian; Zhang, Hongyue

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Statewide Analysis Shows Collaborative Regional Trauma Network Reduces Regional Mortality
pp. 309-317(9)
Authors: Sajankila, Nitin; He, Jack C.; Zosa, Brenda M.; Allen, Debra L.; Claridge, Jeffrey A.

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A Case of Non-Obstructive Afferent Loop Syndrome after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
pp. 318-319(2)
Authors: Eid, Mark A.; Sutton, Erica

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Mixed Adenoneuroendocrine Carcinoma (MANEC) of the Distal Common Bile Duct Arising from a Choledochal Cyst
pp. 319-321(3)
Authors: Siddiqui, Imran; Kirks, Russell C.; Sastry, Amit V.; Baker, Erin H.; Vrochides, Dionisios; Iannitti, David A.; Kamionek, Michal; Martinie, John B.

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